A newly married husband-wife duo died after their two-wheeler rammed into a tractor in Odisha’s Ganjam district on Monday. The incident took place near Golanthara on National Highway 16.

The couple got married on February 11 and was on their way to Berhampur when the accident took place.

The deceased were identified as G Benu (27) of Ichapuram in Andhra Pradesh and his wife, Ch Pranita (22) hailed from Berhampur.

As per the report by PTI, the official said, “According to marriage custom, they were going to the woman’s residence at Berhampur when the accident occurred.”


The newlywed couple was rushed to MKCG Medical College and Hospital in Ganjam district. However, they succumbed to their injuries.

Golanthara Police Station Inspector-In-Charge Bibekanand Mahant said that the driver of the tractor was detained.


India today